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From Stephen C Foulkes <>
Subject Re: Production usage of BigCouch and the Future?
Date Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:01:19 GMT

On Aug 14, 2012, at 9:18 AM, JRad wrote:

> Howdy Big! Couchers,
> We are estimating to deal with large-scale couchdb views (about more than
> hundred Gigs of couchdb indexes) in production.
> (Which I don't think is a feasible size on a single couchdb on one machine,
> because of limited machine memory !?)

We've been able to run couch databases with this much data.  Compaction sucks but it doesn't
consume all that much memory.


> To provide index partitioning, we are thinking of BigCouch, which is lovely
> fork of Couchdb, but I'm not sure about the future!?
> I've read links but have not found any roadmap or planned merge! Since we
> are planing for a critical system in production, I wonder
> if using BigCouch will be risky or not?
> Thank you in advance,

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